Mental Health Clinician

Position Title

Mental Health Clinician - L.R.M. - Nacogdoches Mental Health Clinic - Nacogdoches, TX

Position Number

P #1034

General Description

This position provides mental health skills and support services to children, adolescents, and their families that reside in Nacogdoches, Shelby, and San Augustine counties. This worker will perform case management, skills training, and other services according to the consumer's approved and prescribed treatment plan.  This position also provides services in accordance with agency and Medicaid standards and requirements. Duties also include conducting emergency assessments as warranted and intake assessments. Proficient and timely documentation, self-discipline, flexibility, and organizational skills are a must. Traveling within the six-county region is required.

Education

Required: Bachelor's degree in Social Work, Psychology, Rehabilitation or other Human Services discipline that meets QMHP requirements, from an accredited college or university. 

Experience

Preferred: Six (6) month's direct care experience working with children in a behavioral healthcare or mental health setting.  Familiarity with DSM IV diagnostic criteria.

Licenses/Certifications

Required: Valid Texas driver's license.

Preferred: LBSW.

Physical Requirements

Required: Sight, hearing, talking, lifting up to 50 pounds, prolonged standing, walking, driving a vehicle, and hand/finger dexterity. 

Special Requests or Comments

Required: Must be physically able to complete Satori Alternative to Managing Aggressive Behavior (SAMA), CPR, First Aid, and Defensive Driving training modules.  Must have a driving record insurable by Burke's insurance administrator. Must have reliable personal vehicle and travel routinely with the service area.

Hours

Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

May require occasional after-hours work to complete job responsibilities.

Salary

$32,924 - $34,160 annually, depending on qualifications and experience; travel reimbursement provided